Program Morocco

YOGA RETREAT MOROCCO
OCTOBER 21st – 28th, 2017

Saturday Oct, 21st – arrival day:

 

Sunday Oct, 22nd: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou

  • morning yoga
  • traditional Moroccan breakfast
  • we leave Marrakech via the stunning Tiz’n Tichka, the highest road pass in the mountains in Morocco, with spectacular panoramic scenery
  • visit of Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou – a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the best preserved and spectacular kasbahs in Morocco. This was a famous site for a lot of Hollywood movies.
  • evening yoga
  • dinner and overnight in Ait Ben Haddou

Monday Oct, 23rd: Ait Ben Haddou – M’Hamid

  • morning yoga
  • breakfast
  • by 4×4 we continue to M’Hamid, the gateway to the Sahara, through the Draa Valley and its thousand-and-one Kasbahs, along 200km of palm groves
  • we pass Agdaz and Kasbah of Alkaid Ali
  • lunch in Zagora (lunch at own expense)
  • pottery workshop in Tamgroute
  • we continue to M’Hamid, the last Draa oasis before the Sahara desert
  • evening yoga
  • dinner and overnight in M’Hamid in a comfortable camp

Tuesday Oct, 24th: M’Hamid – Erg Chegaga dunes

  • morning yoga
  • breakfast
  • FREE TIME in M’Hamid until after lunch time
  • travel to the Erg Chegaga dunes for a warm welcome with Moroccan mint tea
  • a camel ride in the dunes to watch the beautiful sunset
  • afternoon / evening yoga
  • desert ambiance and nomadic music around the fire
  • dinner and overnight in nomadic tent or under the stars in the camp

 

Wednesday Oct, 25th: Erg Chegaga – Fint Oasis

  • early wake-up for watching the sunrise
  • yoga and meditation high in the desert dunes
  • departure for Fint Oasis by off-road, via Lake Iriqui, Foum Zguid and Taznakht
  • visit a carpet cooperative for demonstration of fine manufacturing of various types of carpet in the region
  • evening yoga
  • dinner and overnight in Fint Oasis in Terrasse des Delices

Thursday Oct, 26th: Fint Oasis – Marrakech

  • morning yoga
  • breakfast
  • visit Ouarzazate city, Kasbah of Taourirth
  • continue journey via Merzganem Ighrem
  • we stop in Tadarte
  • continue to Marrakech across the Tizi-n-Tichka pass
  • evening yoga in Marrakech
  • overnight in Marrakech at Riad Les Bougainvilliers
    ⇒ note: dinners in Marrakech are not included in the price, so at own expense

Friday Oct, 27th: Marrakech city tour

  • morning yoga
  • breakfast
  • FREE day to explore the city: Souks, old medina city, Bahia Palace, Ben Yossef Madrasa, Majorelle Gardens,…
  • meeting in the evening to discuss the day
  • evening yoga
  • overnight at Riad Les Bougainvillers

Saturday Oct, 28th – daparture day:

  • morning yoga
  • breakfast
  • CHECK OUT and transfer to Marrakech airport